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According to the data, Maharashtra ranked fourth in the country among states with maximum encroachment, after Madhya Pradesh, Assam, and Odisha.(HT FILE)

Only 10% encroachments in Maharashtra’s forests cleared in one year: Ministry data

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2019 12:11 AM IST
Of the 61,579sqkm total forest cover in the state, 604sqkm is under encroachment in Maharashtra in 2019.
The Balharshah-Gondia passenger train ran over and killed the cubs — a male, female and another whose body was so mangled that its sex could not be determined — all from the same litter.(Picture for representation)
The Balharshah-Gondia passenger train ran over and killed the cubs — a male, female and another whose body was so mangled that its sex could not be determined — all from the same litter.(Picture for representation)

Three tiger cubs run over by train in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2018 11:06 PM IST
Three six-month old tiger cubs were run over by a train in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur district on Thursday, highlighting the challenges facing conservation authorities in so-called tiger corridors criss-crossed by road and rail networks.
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